Joseph Doyle

Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management
Professor of Applied Economics

Biography | Selected Publications

"Causal Effects of Foster Care: An Instrumental-Variables Approach." Doyle, Joseph J. (July 2013). Children and Youth Services Review, 35(7): 1143-1151.

?"Juvenile Incarceration and Adult Outcomes: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Judges" with Anna Aizer, 2013

"Do High-Cost Hospitals Deliver Better Care? Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns" with John Graves, Jonathan Gruber, and Samuel Kleine, (Working Paper) 2012

"After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays." Almond, Douglas, and Joseph J. Doyle (August 2011). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 3(3): 1-34.

"Returns to Local-Area Healthcare Spending: Using Health Shocks to Patients far from Home." Doyle, Joseph J. (July 2011). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 3(3): 221-243.

"The Role of Hospital Heterogeneity in Measuring Marginal Returns to Medial Care: A Reply to Barreca, Guldi, Lindo, and Waddell." Almond, Douglas, Joseph J. Doyle, Amanda Kowalski, and Heidi Williams (2011). Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126(4): 2125-2131. (2011)

"Returns to Physician Human Capital: Analyzing Patients Randomized to Physician Teams." Doyle, Joseph J., Steven M. Ewer, and Todd H. Wagner (December 2010). Journal of Health Economics, 29(6): 866-882.

"Edgeworth Cycles Revisited." Doyle, Joseph J., Erich Muehlegger, and Krislert Samphantharak (May 2010). Energy Economics, 32(3): 651-660.

"Returns to Specialist Care: Evidence from Supply Shocks." Doyle, Joseph J. (May 2013). (2010)

"?Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from Low-Birthweight Infants" with Douglas Almond, Amanda Kowalski, and Heidi Williams, Quarterly Journal of Eco- nomics, 125(2). May 2010: 591-634


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Research Center(s)

General Expertise
Affordable Care Act (ACA); Applied economics; Data analytics; Econometrics; Economics; Healthcare; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare industry; Medicaid; Medical decision making; Medicare; Medicine; Microeconomics; Obamacare